1 College -Related Learning Outcomes Department/ Program City and Metropolitan City and Metropolitan, Culture, Culture, Culture Learning Objective Related to Degree(s) PROGRAM PURPOSE: The undergraduate degree in Urban Ecology provides students with unique interdisciplinary academic training in the ecological, infrastructural, building and cultural systems that shape human settlements, with the goal of maimizing the vitality, ecological health, and resilience of places and communities. Graduates of the program will possess the foundational knowledge and skills needed for understanding the compleity of the social, environmental and economic relationships of urban systems and for improving these systems. They will be prepared to pursue careers in fields such as community and B.A., B.S. in Urban Ecology economic development, environmental and sustainability planning, urban planning, public health, public policy, and public administration. Graduates will also be well positioned to pursue graduate studies in a range of fields including urban planning, law, and business.learning OUTCOME: Understand the relationships between social, environmental and economic systems and their role in shaping and managing human settlements. PROGRAM PURPOSE: Upon graduating, students have the ability to develop and implement urban plans and policies guided by the core values of livability, environmental sustainability, resiliency planning, the celebration of cultural diversity, social equity, and Master of City and economic efficiency. LEARNING OUTCOME: Core values: Understand livability, Metropolitan environmental sustainability, resilience, celebration of cultural diversity, social equity, economic efficiency, interdependency, and prosperity as core values and goals of planning. Students will understand the historic evolution of architectural design and the environmental and contetual influences that shape its development. They will have a respect for diversity and the relationship between human behavior and the physical environment. They will understand the fundamental role of the architect in society and their ethical responsibility to sustain and preserve the environment within which they construct. Historic Preservation Track: Understand how preservation and reuse of buildings can contribute to community revitalization including issues of social equity, density, gentrification, open space preservation, transportation, law and land use policies. Architectural Technology Track: Understand construction and energy efficiency through building performance, lifecycle, and post-occupancy assessments. Students will acquire an understanding of theoretical frameworks for eamining issues related to questions about diversity, equity, and social justice in formal and informal educational settings. -Students will complete an original piece of research that demonstrates interdisciplinary and multi-racial approaches to the eamination of educational and social inequalities and of approaches to counter them. Eplicit Related B.S. in Architectural M.S. in Architectural M.S. in Architectural M.S. M.A. in, Culture It aims to offer students an inter-disciplinary framework for critically eploring education in its social, cultural, and institutional contet; to encourage students to eplore questions about class, race, ethnicity, gender, and seuality inside and outside the schools at the primary, secondary, and post-secondary levels; and, to enable students to act as facilitators M.Ed. in, Culture & of change in their local classrooms, schools, and/or communities. *Students will acquire interdisciplinary tools for thinking about issues of inequality, diversity, and power in Society educational policy and practice and of alternative approaches to address them. *Students will develop knowledge (and skills) to work with multi-cultural and multilingual communities. It is designed to equip students with advanced theoretical and empirical tools they need to teach courses on educational policy and practice with an emphasis on social justice in education and with knowledge about the methodological issues involved in conducting research on questions about class, race, ethnicity, gender and/or seuality in educational policy and practice in elementary, secondary, and post-secondary settings and/or in family, community, and alternative educational contets. Students will acquire knowledge of mainstream and critical theoretical frameworks and of empirical research on historical and contemporary issues related to questions about diversity, equity, and power in formal and informal educational settings. M Phil in, Culture & Society
2 Biomedical societal contet BS in Biomedical Chemical societal contet BS in Chemical Civil and societal contet BS in Civil Civil and Knowledge of ethical, safety, socio-economic, and environmental aspects pertaining to nuclear engineering. MS & PhD in Nuclear Electrical and Computer The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal contet. BS in Computer Electrical and Computer the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal contet. BS in Electrical Materials and an ability to select or design a materials based system, component, or process to meet desired needs withing realistic constraints, such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.. -an ability to acquire a broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal contet. BS in Materials and Mechanical The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal contet. BS in Mechanical History -Describe the influence of political ideologies, economic structures, social organizations, cultural perceptions, and natural BA in History, BA in History environments on historical events. -Develop an international Teaching, MA in History, MS in perspective on the past that addresses the cumulative effect of History, PhD in History global echange, engagement and interdependence. Philosophy I. Ethics and Value Theory. The topics here include theories of ethics, politics, law, justice, aesthetics, and of the meaning of life. Topics include also such applied fields as business ethics, bioethics, environmental ethics, engineering ethics, and human rights. BA, BS, MA, MS, PhD in Philosophy demonstrate an understanding of fundamental ideas about genres, themes, styles, historical periods, and cultural contets for the various humanities and their interpretations of the environment; -demonstrate an understanding of major concepts, theories, and approaches to research in the study of the environment; MA, MS in
3 Mines an Earth Mines an Earth Atmospheric Demonstrate a basic understanding of dynamic meteorology, physical meteorology, and climate processes. Understanding of the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal contet. Understanding of the role of the Earth sciences in helping to solve societal problems related to natural resources, natural hazards, energy, environment and global climate. To provide students with a broad-based education in aspects outside of engineering and science that will help them appreciate the opportunities and responsibilities they have in molding the future of our society. Program Mission: Provide professional service to the mining industry and public by assisting in the environmentally responsible and safe etraction of mineral resources. Learning Outcome: Students will understand and appreciate the issues of worker safety, industrial hygiene, and environmental responsibility. B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Atmospheric B.S. in Geological ME in Geological, MS in Geological, MS in Geology, MS in, PhD in Geological, PhD in Geology, PhD in B.S. in Metallurgical B.S., M.E., M.S., Ph.D. in, B.S., M.E., M.S., Ph.D. in Mining Nursing Gerontology demonstrate an understanding of healthy aging as life course process involving the interplay of hereditary, behavioral, environmental, social and economic influences in conjunction with the role of biomedical/health care systems. MS in Gerontology Nursing Pharmacy Gerontology Interdisciplinary Biology Chemistry Chemistry Mathematics Geography Provide, manage and evaluate care of individuals and populations using evidence-based concepts related to physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, as well as community, environmental, cultural and socioeconomic dimensions of health. Provide patient care in accordance with legal, ethical, social, economic, and professional guidelines. Be able to apply the information and skills acquired to understand/address significant issues facing modern society, at local and/or global levels. Students will appreciate the central role of chemistry in our society and use this as a basis for ethical behavior in issues facing chemists including an understanding of safe handling of chemicals, environmental issues and key issues facing our society in energy, health and medicine. Doctor of Nursing Practice Doctor of Pharmacy BA, BS in Biology BA, BS in Chemistry MA, MS, PhD in Chemistry Demonstrate an understanding of their professional and ethical responsibilitie Upon graduation, our PhD students will demonstrate an understanding of their professional and ethical responsibilities and appreciation of the impact PhD in Mathematics of mathematics in the societal contet. Program Purpose: The mission of the University of Utah Department of Geography is to generate high quality research and teaching focused on the interactions between the human and physical environment. We are inspired to produce important scientific advances in our core research areas, B.A., B.S., M.A., M.S., PhD in including health and urban geography, hazards and security, climate change Geography and paleoenvironment, GI and remote sensing, to provide professional and community service and to prepare students for in-demand careers in Geography and related fields.
4 Geography Psychology Psychology and and and and and and and and Program purpose: The Master of in Geographic Information MGIS (Master of in (MSGIS) is designed for both employed professionals and full-time students who want to deepen their understanding and epertise in the application of Geographic Information ) geographic information to social and environmental problems. Ethical and Social Responsibility in a Diverse World: The skills in this domain involve the development of ethically and socially responsible behaviors for professional and personal settings in a landscape that involves increasing diversity. Adopt values that build community at local, national, and global levels Program purpose: We strive to foster an understanding of ecological systems and the consequences of human-environment interactions.... It stresses the importance of social responsibility, leadership, and a science-based focus on solutions and integrated problem solving. Upon graduation, students will have learned how to build more resilient and sustainable global ecosystems, emphasizing the interaction between society, the economy, and the environment. Students will have the ability to assess comple environmental issues at all scales, using multiple and diverse methodologies and an interdisciplinary approach, within a contet of environmental justice, equity, and long-term sustainability. Students will be able to think critically about their role as creative problem-solvers and their responsibility as citizens, political and economic participants, and members of an etended ecological community. B.A., B.S. in Psychology B.A., B.S. in Psychology B.A., B.S. in and Demonstrate an understanding of comprehensive systemic analysis across both physical and behavioral dimensions involving society, the environment, B.A., B.S. in and and the economy Define sustainability and assess the ways that sustainability topics are approached by a diversity of academic disciplines. Identify how globalized processes impact socioecological systems. Analyze the role of environmental sustainability in the promotion of comprehensive justice and equity. Apply critical thinking skills to provide sustainable solutions and build resilient communities. Articulate a comprehensive world view that integrates diverse approaches to sustainability. Understand the basic sustainability concepts of homeostasis, carryingcapacity, cradle-to-grave recycling, evolutionary processes, intergenerational debt, socio-political adaptation, climate change, ecosystem services, and environmental justice and understand the relationships between them. B.A., B.S. in and B.A., B.S. in and B.A., B.S. in and B.A., B.S. in and B.A., B.S. in and B.A., B.S. in and
5 Int'l Affairs and Global Enterprise Int'l Affairs and Global Enterprise Administration, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Management, Marketing, Operations and Information Systems Interdisciplinary Possess the knowledge and the skills to analyze global and geographic area-specific social, legal, political and economic issues. M.S. in International Affairs and Global Enterprise Demonstrate the skills to analyze global socio-political-economic trends and phenomena (and local ones in a global contet) with respect to their M.S. in International Affairs potential impacts on the operations of global enterprises. Evaluated each and Global Enterprise semester in the required core courses. A historic and defining feature of social work is the profession s focus on individual well-being in a social contet and the well-being of society. Fundamental to social work is attention to environmental forces that create, contribute to, and address problems in living. Social workers promote social justice and social change with and on behalf of clients Engage in policy practice to advance social and economic well-being and to deliver effective services. Global perspective An understanding of the economic and social implications of doing business globally. BSW in MSW in BA, BS in Administration; BA, BS in Entrepreneurship; BA, BS in Finance; BA, BS in Management; BA, BS in Marketing; BA, BS in Information Systems; BS in Operations Management; Demonstrate the skills to analyze global socio-political-economic trends and phenomena (and local ones in a global contet) with respect to their MS in International Affairs potential impacts on the operations of global enterprises. Evaluated each and Global Enterprise semester in the required core courses. Evaluate the influence of behavioral, social, cultural, political, economic, environmental factors on the initiation and persistence of health disparities MPH, MS, PhD in Public among sub-populations. To protect workers and the environment through interdisciplinary education, research and service. To protect workers and the environment through interdisciplinary education, research and service. Assess and describe the effects of factors influencing the health care status of individual patients beyond those of a biological nature, including social, cultural, economic, psychological, environmental, occupational, familial and spiritual factors. MOH, MS of Occupational MOH, MS of Occupational MD in